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With Brits living longer and the rules of retirement constantly changing, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Look here for all of the news and insight you need to plan your future, whether you’re retiring now or looking forward to freedom. If you're on the cusp of retirement check out our 'Retiring Now' section. Our 'Retirement Planning' section is a useful tool in the run-up to retirement.

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Half of pensioners rely on benefits and discounts to get by

More than half of pensioners rely on benefits, perks and subsidies in order to m...

Pension savers access £1.7bn from pots in Q2 under freedoms

More than 150,000 people aged 55+ accessed £1.7bn from their pension pots under...

Call for small/lost pension pots fee exemption

The pensions dashboard due to launch by 2019 should offer users the chance to co...

Workers catch pension savings bug as £9bn ploughed into schemes last year

UK workers put more than £9bn into pensions in the 2014/15 tax year, but this f...

Women fail to close gender pension gap

Women still lag behind men when it comes to saving for retirement, a study revea...

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Retiring now

Money Mailbag: Should I take all my tax free cash from my personal pension?

'I'm about to turn 55 and I'm thinking about withdrawing 25% of my personal pens...

Pension and divorce: what happens and what should you consider?

The latest statistics estimate that nearly half of marriages in England and Wale...

Back to basics: why are annuity rates falling?

Annuity rates have plunged to new lows following the result of the EU referendum...

How to plug your State Pension shortfall

Under new State Pension rules, the amount retirees will receive a week increases...

A guide to getting a better annuity rate

Annuity rates have plunged to record lows but there are certain steps you can ta...

Annuity rates plunge to new lows: £100k pension pot gets £5k annual income

Annuity rates have fallen by more than 3% in the past two-weeks following the re...

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